Former Pakistan women captain Sana Mir’s leg-break delivery during the recently concluded Women’s World T20 has been voted as the ‘Play of the Tournament’ by the International Cricket Council.
Mir’s stunning delivery against Ireland captain Laura Delany pitched outside the leg stump and went on to hit the top of middle and leg stump.
Congratulations to @mir_sana05!
— ICC (@ICC) December 11, 2018
Pakistan won the game against Ireland by 38 runs, while Mir finished the game with figures of two for 20 in four overs.
The 32-year-old took to Twitter to thank her fans and family for supporting her and women’s cricket.
“Special thanks to all the fans, friends, family and supporters for your valuable votes. Feels awesome to be featured with amazing women cricketers of my time.
Great encouragement and opportunity provided by ICC,” Mir tweeted.
Special thanks to all the fans, friends, family and supporters for your valuable votes. Feels awesome to be featured with amazing women cricketers of my time.
— Sana Mir (@mir_sana05) December 11, 2018
Earlier, Pakistan women cricket team all-rounder Sana Mir was in top two of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) ‘Play of the Tournament’ poll for Women T20 World Cup.
Australian Tayla Vlaeminck was the second nominee in the poll for her outstanding catch against India.
The former captain of green shirts was nominated for a fantastic leg-break ball to Irish batswoman Laura Delany taking her wicket.